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The Hellenistic World

New Perspectives

by Daniel Ogden

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Published by Classical Press of Wales .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • BCE to c 500 CE,
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Ancient - Greece

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7833495M
    ISBN 100715631802
    ISBN 109780715631805

    Book: All Authors / Contributors: F W Walbank. Find more information about: ISBN: The sources --Alexander the Great --The formation of the kingdoms --The Hellenistic world: A homogeneous culture? --Macedonia and Greece --Ptolemaic Egypt --The Seleucids and the East --Inter-city contacts and federal states. The aim of this book is to collect in one volume a substantial and representative selection of ancient sources in translation, with commentary, on the history, institutions, society and economic life of the Hellenistic world from the reign of Alexander the Great to the late second century BC - that is, from when the Greek world expanded considerably through Alexander's conquest of the Persian 4/5(1).

    The Hellenistic World (Fontana History of the Ancient World) by Walbank, F. W. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at His most recent book is an introduction to Hellenistic coinage, The Hellenistic World: Using Coins as Sources (). He writes regularly on all aspects of Greek and Roman history and culture for the Times Literary Supplement.

      War in the Hellenistic World will remain an indispensable book for any person wanting to study war in this period and, more generally, the Hellenistic culture and way of life.” Pierre Ducrey, University of LausannePrice: $ Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Walbank, F.W. (Frank William), Hellenistic world. [London]: Fontana Paperbacks,


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Written over thirty years ago, F.W. Walbank's "The Hellenistic World" is intended to serve as a very brief overview of this historical period, accessible to both experts and newcomers.

It generally succeeds in this objective, but is by no means an authoritative by: The Hellenistic period saw the Greek world expand through Alexander's campaigns before ultimately submitting to Rome.

This new and enlarged edition of the seminal sourcebook presents over three hundred ancient texts in original translations supported by introductory sections, notes and references, chronological tables, maps, illustrations, and a full analytical by: In The Hellenistic World and the Coming of Rome, Dr.

Gruen takes on the traditional depiction of Rome as an archetypal Imperialist power bent upon world conquest, a depiction that was thought admirable in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and less so in later by:   The Hellenistic World: Revised Edition by F. Walbank offers a surprisingly unique, yet superbly vast and detailed glimpse into the world left transformed by Alexander the Great of Macedon.

Interestingly enough, this book was actually recommended to me by a British professor currently at the Isthmian archaeological museum in Isthmia, Greece, who requested he remain anonymous/5.

Walbank's lucid and authoritative history of that Hellenistic world examines political events, describes the different social systems and mores of the people under Greek rule, traces important developments in literature and science, and discusses the new religious 4/5(3).

Written over thirty years ago, F.W. Walbank's "The Hellenistic World" is intended to serve as a very brief overview of this historical period, accessible to both experts and newcomers. It generally succeeds in this objective, but is by no means an authoritative study/5(14).

Book description Coinage is one of our key sources for the rich and fascinating history of the Hellenistic world (–31 BC). This book provides students of the period with an up-to-date introduction to Hellenistic gold, silver and bronze coins in their cultural and economic contexts.

In its "Companion to the Hellenistic World," Blackwell Publishing has brought together an outstanding compilation of essays by some of the world's top Hellenistic scholars.

These learned and informative essays are wide-ranging, covering historical and political developments, economic and social changes, as well as religious, artistic, and scientific innovations.5/5(2).

About the Book In this revisionist study of Roman imperialism in the Greek world, Gruen considers the Hellenistic context within which Roman expansion took place.

The evidence discloses a preponderance of Greek rather than Roman ideas: a noteworthy readiness on the part of Roman policymakers to adjust to Hellenistic practices rather than to impose a system of their own.

Thematically organized, spanning the three centuries from Alexander to Augustus, and ranging geographically from Italy to India and the Black Sea to Nubia, the book examines key monuments of Hellenistic art in relation to the great political, social, cultural, and intellectual issues of the by: 5.

The Hellenistic States. Map: The Hellenistic World after the Death of Antigonus, BCE; [At Internet Archive, from Acadia] Map: Ptolemaic and Seleucid Empires in BCE Plutarch (cc CE): Life of Demetrius [At MIT] Ptolemaic Egypt ( BCE) Athanaeus (fl. CE): The Great Spectacle and Procession of Ptolemy II Philadelphus, BCE [This Site].

"A Companion to the Hellenistic World is admirable and very enjoyable, and shows clearly how progress has been made in this subject in recent years. Andrew Erskine has brought together some of the very best historians now working on the period and they have produced as exciting a collection of essays as he could possibly have hoped for.".

A concise but comprehensive and authoritative book in English on the Hellenistic world, the world set in motion by Alexander the Great, is indeed most welcome. Walbank was unquestionably well equipped to undertake such a project, and his contribution has been well : HarperCollins UK.

Walbank's lucid and authoritative history of that Hellenistic world examines political events, describes the different social systems and mores of the people under Greek rule, traces important. The Hellenistic World: Using Coins as Sources (Guides to the Coinage of the Ancient World) (Book) Book Details.

ISBN. Title. The Hellenistic World: Using Coins as Sources (Guides to the Coinage of the Ancient World) Author. Thonemann, Peter. Publisher. Cambridge University Press.

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Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. For almost two centuries the Macedonian phala /5(4). Exploiting the abundant primary sources available, this book examines the diverse ways in which war shaped the Hellenistic world.

An overview of war and society in the Hellenistic world. Highlights the interdependence of warfare and social phenomena.4/5. Published inVolume VII of the Cambridge Ancient History orginally covered both the history of the Hellenistic world from the battle of Ipsus in BC down to the Peace of Naupactus and the battle of Raphia in BC and the history of Rome from its foundation down to the same date.

Walbank's lucid and authoritative history of that Hellenistic world examines political events, describes the different social systems and mores of the people under Greek rule, traces important developments in literature and science, and discusses the new religious movements.From the epic poems of Homer through the glittering art and architecture of Greece's Golden Age to the influential Roman systems of law and leadership, the classical world established the foundations of our culture as well as many of its most enduring achievements.

Now available in a smaller, more convenient format, the astonishingly in-depth and widely praised Oxford History of the Classical. The Hellenistic period began with the considerable expansion of the Greek world through the Macedonian conquest of the Persian empire and ended with Rome becoming the predominant political force in that world.

This new and enlarged edition of Michel Austin's seminal work provides a panoramic view of this world through the medium of ancient : Cambridge University Press.